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Richard Petty Driving Experience to be sole stock-car driving experience at LVMS

10/30/2012

LAS VEGAS – Las Vegas Motor Speedway has reached an agreement that will make Richard Petty Driving Experience (RPDE) the exclusive stock-car driving experience at the speedway. The multi-year agreement was announced today by LVMS and RPDE officials.

“The partnership with RPDE has been one of the strongest relationships the speedway has had since it opened in 1996,” said LVMS president Chris Powell. “Each year, thousands of people visit Las Vegas Motor Speedway to take part in the experience. Richard Petty has the most popular and longest running stock-car driving school in the country, and we are excited to be its West Coast home for many more years.”

RPDE has been running at Las Vegas Motor Speedway since the facility opened in 1996. It will offer NASCAR drive and ride experiences on more than 200 days each year for the duration of the agreement.

“Las Vegas has long been one of our most successful venues and we’re thrilled that we will continue to satisfy the need for speed for thousands of visitors,” said Brian Flynn, CEO of Petty Holdings, owner and operator of RPDE. “We have made LVMS our west coast hub for 16 years and hope to continue the relationship we have with the speedway and the city’s residents, tourists and business travelers for many more years.”

Las Vegas Motor Speedway is a wholly owned subsidiary of Speedway Motorsports. For more information, visit www.gospeedway.com.

Richard Petty Driving Experience (RPDE) is owned and operated by Petty Holdings, LLC, RPDE is the worldwide leader in NASCAR stock car drive and ride entertainment, available at more than 20 major speedways in the U.S. For more information, visit www.drivepetty.com.

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